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Film Review - Stella's Last Weekend


The big draw of “Stella’s Last Weekend” is the reunion of siblings Nat and Alex Wolff, who’ve come together to act for their mother, Polly Draper, who wrote the picture for her children. Eleven years ago, they were a family on the uncomfortably titled Nickelodeon program, “The Naked Brothers Band,” and now the Wolff boys have gone their separate ways, with Nat making his way through independent productions, while Alex scored a hit with last summer’s “Hereditary.” Draper doesn’t have much for her stars to do in “Stella’s Last Weekend,” which provides only a loose narrative to keep itself on course, while most of the feature is filled with brotherly riffing and wishy-washy behavior. It’s not a sharpened drama, though it may appeal to those simply here to enjoy the view, watching Nat and Alex manage a meandering story as Draper tries to conjure a reflective mood, putting her faith in the moment, not an entire story.  Read the rest at


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